Trump says he’s taking controversial coronavirus drug
said Monday that he is taking the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine — an antimalaria drug that the Food and Drug Administration has — along with zinc as preventative measures against the . “I get a lot of tremendously positive news on the hydroxy and I say, hey, you know the expression I’ve used … what do you have to lose?” Mr. Trump said.
Mr. Trump said he has been taking a pill “every day” for about a week and a half, and “I’m still here.”
In a statement, White House doctor Sean P. Conley said that after numerous discussions about hydroxychloroquine, he had concluded “the potential benefit from treatment outweighed the relative risks.” CBS News has reached out to the White House for clarification as to what the treatment entails. Meanwhile, Conley said …continued .
[Source: CBS News]